Prison Break fans might be feeling a little sad ever since season 5 ended. Also, it must be exhausting to hear rumours of Prison Break season 6 without official information. It was a huge relief for the Prison Break fans when the show returned for 5th season after almost a decade. While you guys are waiting, hoping for Prison Break season 6, we have brought you a list of the shows you might like if you liked Prison Break. Let’s get started!
Peaky Blinders is a British period crime drama. The show is set England of 1900s, after the First World War. It focuses on a gangster family, their gang and leader Tommy Shelby. They aim to make their name as gangsters for power and money. In fact, they want to create an empire of their own beyond the boundaries of Birmingham. If you liked Peaky Blinders, this excellent gangster drama and its character will keep you hooked. However, if you are the one to care about the ratings, Peaky Blinders holds 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and 8.8/10 IMDb ranking.
Orange is the new Black
Although Orange is the new Black has an element of comedy, but it doesn’t mean the thrill is any less. This show is based on Piper Kerman’s memoir of the same name. The story follows Piper Chapman, who is convicted for her links with a drug dealer for 10 years. Hence, she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women’s prison in New York. In a nutshell, the show Orange is the new Black shows how various kinds of corruption, practised by corporate for profit-making, put prisoners’ lives in danger. The show scored 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, and hold an average rating of 8.28/10. In addition, the show has won Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, GLAAD Media Award and many others.
If crime thriller excites you, Queen Sono is for you. This is a new arrival on Netflix, released in 2020. Queen Sono is a South African crime drama series that has been critically acclaimed and loved by the audience. The show depicts the story of a secret South African agent named Queen Sono. She is hell-bent on unveiling criminal operations. Meanwhile, she searches the answers about her mother’s mysterious death by investigating her family’s past to find the culprit. The show is new but has been well received. It is a good time to watch it as Queen Sono has been renewed for the second season. Rotten Tomatoes reported 91% approval, calling the series “epic” and a “smashing good time”.
You might have already seen it, but if you haven’t, you are missing big time. Money Heist is worth your time and attention. This Spanish Netflix heists crime drama focuses on a gang, aiming to loot the biggest financial institutions in Spain. The team is led by Professor, who is the mind of these heists. The gang deals with their emotional personal relationships with each other while trying to get the work done without getting caught. There are 4 parts with upcoming part 5. The story is epic, mind-blowing and unbelievable. Above all, Money Heist has scored a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
These are only a few from the lot. However, we would also recommend the Prison Break lovers to watch Breaking Bad, Escape plan and Narcos. So start binge-watching!